FATHERHOOD TOOLKIT


Overview and lessons learned

The Important Role of Fathers in the Lives of Young ChildrenBy William Scott and Amy De La Hunt

The Important Role of Fathers in the Lives of Young ChildrenBy William Scott and Amy De La Hunt

Increasing Low-Income Fathers’ Involvement in Home Visiting Programs By Tomoko Wakabayashi, Karen A. Guskin, Jan Watson, Kate McGilly, and Larry L. Klinger Jr.

Increasing Low-Income Fathers’ Involvement in Home Visiting Programs By Tomoko Wakabayashi, Karen A. Guskin, Jan Watson, Kate McGilly, and Larry L. Klinger Jr.

Life on Mars: Understanding the Culture of Fathers By J. Michael Hall

Life on Mars: Understanding the Culture of Fathers By J. Michael Hall

Engaging Fathers in the Home Visiting Model By Deb Meiklejohn

Engaging Fathers in the Home Visiting Model By Deb Meiklejohn

OFA Promoting Responsible Fatherhood Grant: A Summary of Lessons Learned By Jan Watson

OFA Promoting Responsible Fatherhood Grant: A Summary of Lessons Learned By Jan Watson

 

Home visits and group connections

Partnering With Fathers: Techniques for Strengthening Home Visits By Neil Tift

Partnering With Fathers: Techniques for Strengthening Home Visits By Neil Tift

Group Connection: The Personal Power of Masculine ReadersBy J. Michael Hall

Group Connection: The Personal Power of Masculine ReadersBy J. Michael Hall

Increasing Low-Income Fathers’ Involvement in Home Visiting Programs By Tomoko Wakabayashi, Karen A. Guskin, Jan Watson, Kate McGilly, and Larry L. Klinger Jr.

Increasing Low-Income Fathers’ Involvement in Home Visiting Programs By Tomoko Wakabayashi, Karen A. Guskin, Jan Watson, Kate McGilly, and Larry L. Klinger Jr.

Recruitment and Retention: Preparing for and Following Through on Group Connections By William Scott

Recruitment and Retention: Preparing for and Following Through on Group Connections By William Scott

DIVERSE FATHER POPULATIONS 

Conscious Fathering: Engaging Expectant Dads During the Golden Moment and Equipping Them to Thrive By Bernie Dorsey

Conscious Fathering: Engaging Expectant Dads During the Golden Moment and Equipping Them to Thrive By Bernie Dorsey

Supporting Non-Residential Fathers: Shedding Biases and Enhancing Effective Parenting Partnerships By Zach Allen

Supporting Non-Residential Fathers: Shedding Biases and Enhancing Effective Parenting Partnerships By Zach Allen

Enhancing Parenting Skills of Low-Income Fathers Through Fatherhood Group Meetings By Tomoko Wakabayashi, Karen Guskin, and Jan Watson

Enhancing Parenting Skills of Low-Income Fathers Through Fatherhood Group Meetings By Tomoko Wakabayashi, Karen Guskin, and Jan Watson

 
 
 

Additional information and sample resources

Dads’ Day Event Photos – from Dads on Duty

Dads’ Day Event Photos – from Dads on Duty

Sector Analysis: Linking Fathers: Father Involvement in Early Childhood Programs – from Minnesota Fathers & Families Network

Sector AnalysisLinking Fathers: Father Involvement in Early Childhood Programs – from Minnesota Fathers & Families Network

Online Resources and Links to Fatherhood Organizations – compiled by the Parents as Teachers national office

Online Resources and Links to Fatherhood Organizations – compiled by the Parents as Teachers national office